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I use a microplane grater to mince my fresh garlic cloves.  

 

This is like the third time this tip has saved me from nearly buying a garlic press. I was literally going to pull the trigger on one today then saw your post. I need to tattoo this tip on my hand or something because I can't seem to remember it. I just diced up a bunch of garlic for my spaghetti sauce...

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Well... a couple of weeks ago I was cooking at my brother's house and needed to peel a large full head of garlic. Time to show off with this trick.   Some advice--just don't have the lid come off the jar or the garlic paper pieces rains around the kitchen like snow and the garlic toes fly into places in the kitchen both known and unknown.  And you brother never lets your hear the end of it.  Especially since it was the last and only head of garlic on hand.

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Well... a couple of weeks ago I was cooking at my brother's house and needed to peel a large full head of garlic. Time to show off with this trick. Some advice--just don't have the lid come off the jar or the garlic paper pieces rains around the kitchen like snow and the garlic toes fly into places in the kitchen both known and unknown. And you brother never lets your hear the end of it. Especially since it was the last and only head of garlic on hand.

Now that's a funny story :-)

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